Nail art is a trend that doesn't seem to be going anywhere. It's become so popular that there's been an arms race of creativity in the community, but you don't have to be an artist to create some really amazing designs.
This stunning design is easier to achieve than it looks. Two pieces of scotch tape are used to create a right angle, then each quadrant is painted over. Erika walks you through the details on her website, Chloe's Nails.
This is easily the simplest design on this list. A single piece of tape is used to protect part of the nail and make the design. Don't like the bare nail showing? You can switch this up by first painting a base color. For a few quick tips on nailing the straight lines visit the tutorial at The Crafty Ninja's website.
This design evokes the flash and attitude of 70's rock bands. After a base coat, strips of tape are used to create the sharp angles for the black layer. Once everything is dry, another series of strips are used to section off the area for the silver. Mix and match colors at your whim!
This method requires a steady hand, but can create some pretty incredible results. By clipping out small parts of scotch tape you can create very fine stripes, triangles and more! The Beauty Department's website has a few tips to help you navigate this tricky design.
Using the cut and mask technique, three pieces of tape are placed on the base coat overlapping one another to create the right angle, zig-zag. This teal and pink masterpiece tutorial can be found on the By Aranka blog.